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Nov 30, 2018
British Parliament amends Offensive Weapons Bill to ensure right of members of Sikh community to possess kirpansLarge kirpans, with blades over 50 centimetres, are used by the community during religious ceremonies in gurdwaras as well as for ceremonies involving the traditional Sikh Gatka martial art.
Nov 29, 2018
Mehbooba Mufti says Kartarpur Corridor 'new beginning' of reconciliation between India, Pakistan, slams media for distorting gestureFormer Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday said the Kartarpur corridor could be a "new beginning" of reconciliation between India and Pakistan and called for facilitation of bilateral trade and people to people contact to make borders "irrelevant".
Nov 23, 2018
Indian officials barred from entering gurdwaras in Pakistan; officials say film Nanak Shah Fakir hurt Sikh sentimentsTwo officials of the Indian High Commission in Pakistan were stopped from entering two gurdwaras by their administration, which was upset over the screening of a film in India that they claim has hurt sentiments of the Sikh community.
Nov 22, 2018
Pakistan says Imran Khan to break ground at Kartarpur facilities on 28 November after India urges it to build corridorAs the Narendra Modi Cabinet on Thursday approved the construction of Kartarpur corridor, Pakistan said that it has conveyed to India its decision to open the corridor on Guru Nanak 550th birth anniversary in 2019.
Nov 14, 2018
Stillborn Season: An excerpt from Radhika Oberoi's book on the chaos, violence of 1984 anti-Sikh riotsStillborn Season evokes the homicidal madness of the days after the assassination of Indira Gandhi in October 1984.
Oct 17, 2018
'Sikhs are part of America's fabric,' says Attorney General of New Jersey Gurbir GrewalThe minority Sikh community, a part of America's fabric, is contributing to keeping the country safe, New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal has said.
Sep 20, 2018
Manmarziyan scenes that hurt Sikh sentiments must be deleted, Jammu district magistrate ordersFour scenes from Manmarziyan that show the characters smoking have been ordered to be removed from the film before it is shown in theatres
Aug 28, 2018
Uproar expected in Punjab as Amarinder govt moves to table bill introducing amends to Section 295 AA blasphemy law todayThe Punjab government's proposed decision to amend Section 295 AA, a law which makes acts of sacrilege against the holy books — Guru Granth Sahib, Gita, Quran, Bible — of major religions punishable with life imprisonment, is expected to cause quite an uproar as the bill will be tabled in Punjab assembly on Tuesday.
Aug 25, 2018
Rahul Gandhi denies Congress' involvement in 1984-anti Sikh riots; BJP says Congress chief has undone everythingRahul, responding to a question on the Sikh riots at the UK Parliament meeting, said, "I have no confusion in my mind about that. It was a tragedy, it was a painful experience. You say that the Congress party was involved in that, I don't agree."
Aug 23, 2018
Man arrested for stabbing Sikh store owner in New Jersey; third such incident in 3 weeks against community in USRoberto Ubiera of Newark has been arrested and charged with the murder of Sikh storeowner Terlok Singh, who was found dead by his cousin in his store with an apparent stab wound in the chest.